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  Srinagar, July 11: Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Wednesday came out in defence of Shah Faesal, the IAS officer who faces disciplinary action for his posts on social media. The state administration department served a notice to the 2010 Indian Administrative Service exam topper after the Department of Personnel and Trainings (DoPT) asked the state to initiate...
Srinagar : Forces on Thursday launched CASO in South Kashmir's Kachipora village of Pulwama district. As per the reports , Joint team of army, CRPF, and Special Operation Group Pulwama launched a joint search operation after receiving inputs about the presence of militants in the area. Meanwhile , A search operation was underway in area .
Srinagar : Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday expressed that Kashmir has been a “very old” challenge, citing “Pakistan-sponsored terrorism” as one of the major factors hindering the peace and development process. In an interview to The Week, he said that Kashmir issue is a major challenge for all governments and will take time to be resolved. Meanwhile, A day after...
Ubair ul Hameed Baramulla : Construction of the Jetty bridge in North Kashmir's Baramulla district has remained incomplete for the last 15 years causing great inconvenience to people. The work on the bridge was started in 2001 but remained suspended for quite some time due to which the Roads and Buildings (R&B) department has failed to meet the deadlines. Residents of...
Srinagar : Two policemen were injured on Wednesday after suspected militants fired upon a police party in Galendar Pampore town. Reports reached here to GMK that, the suspected militants fired upon a police party resulting in injuries to two policemen in Galendar, Pampore town. The injured policemen were identified as Tanveer Ahmed, who had bullet injuries in the head and he...
B.V.R. Subrahmanyam is new Chief Secretary Srinagar : Governor N. N. Vohra has appointed Sh. B.B. Vyas, IAS, Chief Secretary, J&K and Sh. Vijay Kumar, IPS (Retd.) presently serving as Senior Security Advisor, Union Ministry of Home Affairs, as Advisors to the Governor with effect from the date they assume charge. According to an order issued by the General Administration...
Ganderbal : A selfie became the cause of death of a female teacher here in Central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district. An official said that Kulsuma Rashid (25), a resident of Badampora Ganderbal, slipped into Sindh nallah near Ahsan resort while she was taking pictures during a school picnic. The incident occurred at Gagangeer area. The deceased was working...
Srinagar : Governor N.N. Vohra held a meeting with all the Administrative Secretaries and the senior most Police and Forest Service officers at the Civil Secretariat here today. This was the Governor’s first visit to the Civil Secretariat after the imposition of Governor’s Rule in the State earlier today. Governor directed Administrative Secretaries and DGP to ensure that all...
Srinagar : Immediately after receiving President of India’s approval, Governor N.N. Vohra issued the Proclamation to impose Governor’s Rule in the State under section 92 of the Constitution of Jammu and Kashmir today. Governor held discussions with Sh. B.B. Vyas Chief Secretary today forenoon and identified the major tasks which shall require to be dealt with on a strict time...
  New Delhi, June 20:  BJP General Secretary Ram Madhav on Wednesday said the decision of pulling out of ruling coalition with the PDP in Jammu and Kashmir was a "difficult thing to digest" for him but it was taken in the "larger interest" of people of the state and India. "I was one of the persons involved in bringing this alliance...
  New Delhi, June 20: The imposition of governors rule in Jammu and Kashmir will not affect anti-terror operations, Army chief General Bipin Rawat said on Wednesday and noted that there was no political interference. "We only stopped our operations during Ramzan. But we saw what happened. The terrorists continued with their actions," General Rawat said on the sidelines of an event...
  Srinagar, June 20: Jammu and Kashmir Governor N.N. Vohra on Wednesday placed the state Assembly under suspended animation. After the imposition of Governor's rule, Vohra exercised his powers under the Constitution. Former Chief Minister Omar Abdullah had demanded the dissolution of the Assembly so that the process of holding early elections in the state could be started. On Tuesday, the BJP suddenly withdrew...